A member asked:

Why does my nose get so stuffy and runny when i cry? is that a bad thing?

2 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. M David Lauter answered

Specializes in

It's normal.: The same pressures which make your face red when you cry causes the inside of the nose to swell and get stuffy. The nose running is tears passing down the nasolacrimal duct, a tube which runs from the eyes to the nose.

Answered 5/30/2018


Dr. Michael Kleerekoper answered

Specializes in Endocrinology

Cry: The real question is. why you cry? You MUST see your primary doctor and also a Psychologist! Please let me know how things develop over time - I am very confident you will "recover".

Answered 3/27/2016



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